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Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers dies at 74

died Friday in Burbank of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his wife, Patti Everly, told The Times. He was 74. “We are absolutely heartbroken,” she said, noting that the disease was the result of a lifetime of cigarette smoking.
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 4, 2014 11:00

Phil Everly, Half of Pioneer Rock Duo, Dies at 74

He died in a hospital in Burbank, near his home in Southern California, of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after lifelong smoking
New York Times
added Jan 4, 2014 10:55

[Australia] No compo for ex-soldier who smoked to 'fit in with fellow troops'

former Australian soldier who claimed he developed lung disease after taking up smoking in the Army to ''fit in'' with fellow troops has lost a bid for workers' compensation.
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Jan 3, 2014 17:29

U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline: Report

Cancer death rates continue to decline in the United States, mainly because anti-smoking efforts have caused a drop in lung cancer deaths, researchers report. From 2001 through 2010, death rates for all cancers combined decreased by 1.8 percent a year am
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 16, 2013 19:03

Third-Hand Smoke Impacts Kids' Breathing

* Note that this survey suggests an association between third-hand smoke (when parents smoke but not in the house) and an increased risk of respiratory complaints in children. * Be aware that there was no reported effect of second-hand smoke. This lack
MedPage Today
added Dec 13, 2013 16:35

[Netherlands] Cigarettes' harm that smoke alarms can't detect | Scope Blog

A new study has found that children from birth to 13 years of age who were exposed to third-hand smoke from parents who reported that they smoked outside the house showed double the risk of respiratory tract infections, and an even greater incidence of wh
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Dec 13, 2013 16:34

Effects Of Secondhand Smoke On Fetus - Oneindia Boldsky

study in the medical journal Pediatrics, just being around other smokers can increase the risk of harming your unborn baby. There are studies that proves the effects of secondhand smoke on fetus where certain genetic mutations in babies are linked to toba (in)
added Dec 13, 2013 15:41
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[Australia] Artist Martin Sharp dies of long term illness

Sharp suffered from emphysema after years of heavy smoking. In an interview with Fairfax Media last year, his friends admitted concerns about whether he would even see his 70th birthday. Read more:
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Dec 9, 2013 18:10

[Sweden] Distribution of T cell subsets in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of patients with mild to moderate COPD is dependent on current smoking status and not airway obstruction

Current smoking status has a greater impact than airway obstruction on the distribution of T cell subsets in BAL of patients with mild to moderate COPD. This must be considered when the role of T cells in COPD is evaluated. Our results stress the importan
added Dec 2, 2013 14:42

[UK] Support for people in East Lancashire with lung problems

A NEW network of support groups has been launched to help people suffering from lung conditions. East Lancashire has some of the highest smoking rates in the country, which is the most common cause of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, and NHS chief
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 29, 2013 20:07
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